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Operating instructions

Details the various operating instructions for your microwave oven. Includes such information as Setting the clock, Microwave cooking, Grill cooking, Convection cooking, Combination cooking, Multi-stage, delay, quick startdefrost, Auto menu, Keylock, and more. 

Setting the clock

  1. Press the CLOCK/PRE-SET button to choose 12-hour or 24-hour
  2. Turn the Selector knob (see Fig. 3) to adjust the hour figures.
  3. Press CLOCK/PRE-SET and the minute figures will flash.
  4. Turn the Selector knob to adjust the minute figures.
  5. Press CLOCK/PRE-SET to finish clock setting ( will flash).


Fig. 3 Selector knob

During the process of clock setting, if you press STOP/CLEAR, the oven will automatically go back to the previous setting.

Microwave cooking 

Microwave cooking allows you to choose the cooking power and time each time you use the microwave.

  1. Press MICROWAVE once ("P100" will flash in the display).
  2. To adjust the power level between 100% and 10%, press the MICROWAVE button the required number of times (see the table below) or turn the Selector knob until the desired power level is displayed.\
Press Display Power level Description
Once 100% High
Twice 80% Med. High
3 times 50% Medium
4 times 30% Med. Low
5 times 10% Low

 

  1. Press START/+30SEC./CONFIRM button to confirm.
  2. Turn the Selector knob to select the cooking time (minimum 5 seconds; maximum 95 minutes).
  3. Press START/+30SEC./CONFIRM to start cooking.
  • If you want to temporarily stop a cooking session, press STOP/CLEAR once. Start the cooking again by pressing START/+30SEC./CONFIRM; or press STOP/CLEAR twice to cancel the cooking programme altogether.
  • After the cooking time ends, the oven alarm will beep five times.

Grill cooking 

Grill cooking is particularly useful for thin slices of meat, steaks, chops, kebabs, sausages and pieces of chicken. It is also suitable for hot sandwiches and au gratin dishes.

  1. Press the GRILL button once ("G-1" will show in the display).
  2. Turn the Selector knob to select the cooking time (minimum 5 seconds; maximum 95 minutes).
  3. Press START/+30SEC./CONFIRM to start cooking.

When half of the grill time has passed, the alarm will beep twice to tell you to turn the food over. If you leave the oven to continue grilling without turning the food over the alarm will beep twice (up to four more times) to remind you to turn your food over, as it continues grilling. For best result in grilling food, you should turn the food item over, close the door and then press START/+30SEC./CONFIRM to resume cooking.

Convection cooking 

Convection cooking enables you to cook the food as with a traditional oven. Microwaves are not used. During convection cooking, hot air is circulated throughout the oven cavity to brown and crisp food items quickly and evenly. This oven can be programmed for ten different cooking temperatures between 140˚C and 230˚C at 10˚C increments.

With preheating
It is recommended that the oven is preheated to the appropriate temperature before food is placed in the oven.

  1. Press the CONVECTION button once and "140" will flash in the display. This is the temperature setting.
  2. To adjust the temperature between 140˚C – 230˚C, press CONVECTION the required number of times or turn the Selector knob until the desired temperature is displayed.
  3. Press the START/+30SEC./CONFIRM to confirm the temperature.
  4. Press the START/+30SEC./CONFIRM to start preheating.
    When the oven has reached the preheated temperature, the oven alarm will beep twice to remind you to put the food into the oven. The preheated temperature will flash in the display.
  5. Put the food into the oven and close the door. Turn the Selector knob to select the cooking time (minimum 5 seconds; maximum 95 minutes).
  6. Press the START/+30SEC./CONFIRM key to start cooking.

After the steps described above are carried out, the pictures will be immediately deleted without any additional confirmation queries. 

The oven will stop if the cooking time is not set within 5 minutes. The oven alarm will beep five times and return to the standby mode (and the current time is displayed).

Without preheating

  1. Press the CONVECTION button once and "140" will flash in the display. This is the temperature setting.
  2. To adjust the temperature between 140˚C – 230˚C, press CONVECTION the required number of times or turn the Selector knob until the desired temperature is displayed.
  3. Press the START/+30SEC./CONFIRM to confirm the temperature.
  4. Put the food into the oven and close the door.
    Turn the Selector knob to select the cooking time (minimum 5 seconds; maximum 95 minutes).
  5. Press the START/+30SEC./CONFIRM key to start cooking.

Combination cooking

Microwave + Grill
This feature allows you to combine grill and microwave cooking on three different settings.

  1. Press the MICRO.+GRILL button once ("G-2" will show in the display)
  2. To adjust the grill power, press the MICRO.+GRILL button the required number of times (see the table below) or turn the Selector knob until the desired grill level is displayed.
  3. Press START/+30SEC./CONFIRM to confirm.
  4. Turn the Selector knob to select the cooking time (minimum 5 seconds; maximum 95 minutes).
  5. Press START/+30SEC./CONFIRM to start cooking.

 

Display

Microwave Power

Grill Power

28% 72%
38% 62%
48% 52%

 

Microwave + Convection

This feature allows you to combine microwave and convection cooking on four different settings.

  1. Press the MICRO.+CONV. button once ("C-1" will show in the display).
  2. To adjust the convection power, press the MICRO.+CONV. button the required number of times (see the table below) or turn the Selector knob until the desired convection level is displayed.

Display

Microwave Power

Convection Power

Grill Power

28% 72%
38% 62%
48% 52%
48% 52% 52%

 

Multi-stage cooking

  • Your oven can be programmed for up to 2 automatic cooking sequences.
  • Defrost should be selected as the first stage of the program.
  • The oven alarm will beep once after each stage and the next stage will begin.
  • Auto menu and preheating cannot be set as one of the multi-stage cooking sequences.

For example, to defrost the food for 5 minutes then cook with 80% microwave power for 7 minutes:

  1. Press Wt./TIME DEFROST twice ("dEF2" will show in the display).
  2. Turn the Selector knob to select the defrost time of 5 minutes.
  3. Press MICROWAVE once
  4. Choose 80% microwave power by turning the Selector knob until "P80" shows in the display.
  5. Press START/+30SEC./CONFIRM to confirm.
  6. Turn the Selector knob to select the cooking time of 7 minutes.
  7. Press START/+30SEC./CONFIRM to start cooking.

Delay start cooking

To set the oven for delay start cooking

  1. Set the clock first (refer to ‘Setting the clock’). The clock must be set for the delay start cooking function to work.
  2. Select the cooking program. A maximum of two stages can be selected.

Defrosting should not be included in the delay start cooking function. Auto menu can be set as a single stage only.

 For example, to cook with 80% microwave power for 7 minutes.

  1. Press MICROWAVE once.
  2. To select 80% microwave power, turn the Selector knob until "P80" shows in the display.
  3. Press START/+30SEC./CONFIRM to confirm.
  4. Turn the Selector knob to select the cooking time of 7 minutes.

Do not press START/+30SEC./CONFIRM.

  1. Press CLOCK/PRE-SET. The current time is shown and the hour figures will flash in the display.
  2. Turn the Selector knob to adjust the hour figures. This should be within 0 – 23 (24-hour) or 1 – 12 (12-hour).
  3. Press CLOCK/PRE-SET and the minute figures will flash in the display.
  4. Turn the Selector knob to adjust the minute figures. This should be within 0 – 59.
  5. Press START/+30SEC./CONFIRM to confirm the delay start cooking time.
     ":"  stops flashing and stays lit until the pre-set time. The oven alarm will beep twice and start cooking automatically at the pre-set time.

Quick start cooking

Use this feature to programme the oven to cook food at 100% power automatically

  • Turn the Selector knob anti-clockwise (to the left) to select the cooking time then press the START/+30SEC./CONFIRM button to start.

OR

  • Press the START/+30SEC./CONFIRM button in quick succession to select the cooking time. Each press on this button increases the cooking time by 30 seconds. The maximum cooking time is 95 minutes.
  • During Microwave, Grill, Convection and Combination cooking functions, press START/+30SEC./ CONFIRM to cook with 100% power level for 30 seconds. Each press on this button increases the cooking time by 30 seconds.

This function cannot work under Defrost, Auto Menu and Multi-stage cooking.

  • Press the STOP/CLEAR button or open the door before starting another cooking function.

Auto menu

Auto menu allows you to cook or reheat food automatically without entering power level or time. Choose the food item and its weight and the oven will automatically cook your food item at the necessary power level for the required amount of time.

  1. Press AUTO MENU and "A-1" will show in the display.
  2. To select the desired function, press the AUTO MENU button the required number of times (see the Auto menu table on page 16) or turn the Selector knob until the desired function is displayed.
  3. Press START/+30SEC./CONFIRM to confirm.
  4. Turn the Selector knob to select the weight as indicated in the Auto menu (the indicator will light up).
  5. Press START/+30SEC./CONFIRM to start cooking.

Cake menu is under convection cooking with 180˚C warm-up function and you should preheat first following the auto menu operation. When the oven reaches the required temperature, it will stop heating, and the alarm will beep to remind you to put cake in, then press START/+30SEC./CONFIRM to start cooking.

Food items may require more or less than the pre-programmed time to cook thoroughly depending on size and thickness of items.

Menu

Weight (g)

Display

Power

Auto reheat

150
250
350
450
600

100%

Potato

1 (about 230g)
2 (about 460g)
3 (about 690g)

100%

Meat

150
300
450
600

100%

Vegetable

150
350
500

100%

Fish

150
250
350
450
650
80%

Pasta

50 (with 450 ml water)
100 (with 800 ml water)
150 (with 1200 ml water)
80%

Soup

200
400
600
100%

Cake

475 Preheat at 180˚C

Pizza

200
300
400

Chicken

500
750
1000
1200

 

Defrost

  • The maximum defrosting time is 95 minutes.
  • For raw or previously cooked frozen food, it is recommended to allow approximately 2 minutes per 100 grams.
  • Always stop the oven periodically to remove or separate the portions that are defrosted. If the food item is not defrosted at the end of the estimated defrosting time, program the oven in one minute increments until totally defrosted.
  • When using plastic containers straight from the freezer, defrost only long enough to remove the food item from the plastic container then place the food item in a microwave-safe dish.
  • Do not place the food item in the centre of the glass turntable if the food weight is less than 200 grams. Place the food item at the edge of the glass turntable to defrost.
  • After the defrosting time ends, the oven alarm will beep five times.

Defrost by weight

  1. Press the Wt./TIME DEFROST button once (dEF1 will show in the display).
  2. Turn the Selector knob to select the weight of food (the indicator will light up). The weight should be 100 – 2000 grams.
  3. Press the START/+30SEC./CONFIRM button to start defrosting (  and will flash and the indicator light will be off ).

Defrost by time

  1. Press the Wt./TIME DEFROST button twice (dEF2 will show in the display).
  2. Turn the Selector knob to select the cooking time (maximum 95 minutes).
  3. Press the START/+30SEC./CONFIRM button to start defrosting (  and  will flash in the display).

To see the current power level during cooking

Press MICROWAVE, GRILL, MICRO.+GRILL, GRILL+CONV. or CONVECTION and the current power will be displayed for 2 – 3 seconds.

To see the pre-set time for delay start cooking

Press CLOCK/PRE-SET and the delay start time will flash for 2 – 3 seconds, then the display will return to showing the current time.

To see the current time during cooking

Press CLOCK/PRE-SET and the current time will be displayed for 2 – 3 seconds.

Key lock

The key lock prevents unsupervised operation by children.

To set the key lock
Press STOP/CLEAR for 3 seconds until the oven gives a long beep and the  indicator light is on in the display. This indicates that the key lock is on and all buttons are disabled.

To cancel the key lock
Press STOP/CLEAR for 3 seconds until the oven gives a long beep and the  indicator light is off.

Additional information

  • START/+30SEC./CONFIRM must be pressed to continue cooking if the door has been opened during cooking.
  • Once the cooking programme has been selected, if START/+30SEC./CONFIRM is not pressed within 5 minutes, the selection will be cancelled and the display with revert to standby mode (displaying current time).
  • The oven alarm will sound five times to alert you when cooking is finished.
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